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this big, grand compromise, the president and and congressional leaders need to negotiate to raise that limit. they're e manding 2 trillion in spending cuts be made to give the president the increase he wants and democrats demanding any deal to cut spending like that has to include an increase in tax revenue. the big question, going into tonight's meeting is whether a smaller deficit reduction n dea is possible. both sides are saying it can be done. failure to do it would lead to economic meltdown. >> jon, thank you very much. joining me to discuss the road ahead is the white house chief of staff bill daley. thank you very much for joining us. you've heard what jon said. you've seen what speaker boehner has done last night. what's your reaction to the deal being pulled right now? >> it's very unfortunate the speaker made the comments he has. the president is committtt to solving this deficit possible for the future of america. he's looking forward to the meeting to play out his case. he's saying, it is time now to make the tough decisions. in this town, generally they kick the can.
any deal be cut before the country defaults on its debt? there's a big white house meeting today. >>> on the run, a stunning statement from the country's new secretary of defense. al qaeda's defeat is within reach. is america really close to a victory over the terror network? >>> stolen life. kidnapped and held captive for 18 of her 31 years. jaycee dugard speaks exclusively to abc's diane sawyer about what it was like e be a prisoner, now, finally to be free. >> wow. i can walk into the next room and see my mom. wow, i can decide to jump in the car and go to the beach with the girls. wow. unbelievable. >>> and, royal red carpet. it was the biggest night yet for the royal newlyweds of north america. hollywood's biggest stars were out. but no surprise, it was kate who stole the show. we are live in los angeles for will and kate's big hollywood moment. >> announcer: from abc news, this is a special edition of "good morning america," now, live from the belasco theater in los angeles, california, and new york city, weekend anchors bianna golodryga and dan harris. >> good morning, am
bieber. oh, my god! >> what would you do if justin bieber crashed your wedding, the big day, without an invite. the couple with the wedding video everybody is talking about join us here on "gma." >>> good morning, everyone. george is enjoying a little break with the family and our family member, david muir, is back with us. >> crashing your party. >> justin bieber, david muir, the same thing. >> it's not quite the same thing. >> it is. >> nonetheless. >> how about this extreme weather? >> really something, these pictures coming in. >> from phoenix blowing in last night going through right there. that dust storm, and then these temperatures all -- the majority of the country feeling it, david. >> smoke alarms going off because of the heat. then alarms going off here, these are different kinds as team usa is in the house. look at them just arriving moments ago. what a homecoming. >> we're going to really celebrate with them coming up. love to see them here in times square on our home turf. >> huge crowd for them there this morning. >>> we'll begin with the high-stakes drama unfolding a
three weeks away. president obama is imploring congressional leaders to think big, though the top house republican bailed out last night, saying, it's time for a smaller plan. on abc's "this week," the white house chief of staff said the president isn't giving up. >> he is not someone to walk away from a tough fight. this is a very tough political fight. no question about it. but he didn't come to this town to do little things. he came to do big things. >> reporter: how big? the president was willing to put social security, considered a sacred cow to democrats, on the table. as well as major changes to the tax code. his plan would cut the deficit by $4 trillion. twice what republicans propose. here's the standoff. while republicans like the idea of cutting hundreds of billions of dololrs from medicaid, medicare and social security, democrats don't. >> we do not support cuts in benefits. >> reporter: and republicans refuse the president's plan to increase taxes, revenue, by cutting subsidies on oil and gas companies and closing tax loopholes for other businesses. >> to get a big package
's the main points? >> this is really great news. giving parents choices. the big change is that on menus that participate in this program there will be meals with at least one combination of -- that has 600 calories or less and with that, the side dish will have to be 200 calories or less more than that, looking at the types of foods, to make sure they're in line with the guidelines, increased fruits and vegetables. lean protein, whole grains and low fat dairy. >> choices are good. options are good, but the difference, what's the real difference here? >> well, you know, that's the big question. there is a recent study out of yale and looked at 20 fast food chains, there were 3,3,0 different combinations of kids' food. only 27 of thehemet the kind of guidelines we're talking about here. the big issue is will they be promoting these healthy guidelines, or will it just be one item on the menu and kids are still going for the fries. >> kind of related is getting a lot of buzz. "the journal of the american medical association," a piece where harvard doctors are suggesting if you have a child
on this bill today. but i think one of the big problems you face is that once he does send -- gets this through, if he does get it through, it's going to be very hard to get any of his republicans to vote for the real compromise in a day or two or three. >> reporter: well, that's exactly right. both of your points right. first of all, there are no negotiations going on in that final compromise right now because all the focus is getting this passed in the house. speaker boehner isn't exactly taking calls now from democrats. but he's trying to get his own republicans in line. once he does this, this is going to be very difficult for him to get -- to go any further by way of compromise. if there is a compromise, it's going to take a lot of democrats to pass it in the house. >> a lot of democrats, that's exactly right. okay, jon karl, jake tapper, thanks very much. key market openings sunday night, the next big deadline to watch for, as well. >> reporter: that's right. >> the asian market. elizabeth, this is just so uncertain going into the final weekend. >> well, and certainly the public is starti
's big pieces missing. there's gaps. >> reporter: jennifer ford, juror number 3 in the trial, told us all the evidence prosecutors said point to guilt could have pointed another way, too. . >> could it happen this way or that way? any expert, like with anything, i could have been what the prosecution said, it could be the defense. if it's both, it could not be proven. >> there's a disconnect. because people outside see the trial on television. they think of it as reality television. and on television, there's always a result. if this person isn't guilty, someone else is. in real life, we may never know what happened. we may end up with uncertainty. uncertainty is a very important part of the criminal justice system. >> most cases are circumstantial evidence. that's so not unusual. and nevertheless, juries, most of the time, find their way to a conviction when the circumstantial evidence adds up. in my opinion, this did. >> reporter: but for casey ananony, all that is just a moot argument now. what happens to her? what will her life be like after next wednesday? during the time casey was i
are as far apart as ever on a plan to raise the debt ceiling. the president makes one last big push to get a deal done, but what happens to your bottom line if there is no deal? the effects are very real. >>> countdown. one of the most controversial figures in american life right now is just hours away from walking out of jail after being acquitted of murdering her toddler. what will casey anthony do now? can she go home? will she sell her story for a million dollars? we've got a live report. ♪ it's the end of the world as we know it ♪ >>> and carmageddon. los angeles is brought to a standstill as the busiest freeway in america is shut down overnight. millions of residents are now hunkered down in their homes refusing to go out. there are fears of gridlock, chaos and anarchy. really? ♪ light a candle >>> this carmageddon thing has the potential to be a huge mess, but we are also watching something truly extraordinary this morning. one of the most feared figures in the media world in full damage control. rupert murdoch, owner of fox news and "the wall street journal" here in the u.s.
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clockwise rotation here. a big area of high pressure in the four corners region and the flow around that bringing up that moisture. that's what has been bringing the showers into the sierra nevada. afternoon heating and the storms popping once again today. then the counter clockwise rotation with an area of low pressure to the north and west of us. that will allow for the cool air, the sea breeze, the marine low clouds to continue throughout the early part of the week. so this afternoon, perhaps a few storms once again firing from really yosemite on south where the stronger storms with some thunderstorms possible in the northern sierra, lake tahoe as well and reason owe. temperatures today in the mid-80s in yosemite. upper 80s in sacramento. it has been a cool summer there. 77 in los angeles. back home more widespread 70s in the south bay. 47 sunyvale. cupertino coming in at 75 with san mateo a little cooler, 27. in and around san francisco, 64 today. so that's about two degrees cooler and in the north bay look for 73 in petaluma, as well as vallejo. near east bay and upper 670s for
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in criminal activity and we have is seen a big reduction in violence. when things like this happen, we have to determine why. >> she doesn't think the neighborhood is safer. >> i want to move. i just secure my area, my place of living. that is about it. >> reporter: police are still trying to come up with a motive in this case. as for the man being questioned who was here at the scene, she person of interest and not a suspect at this point. >>> sacramento based c-130 coastguard crew will make at aerial search for the 78 people still missing from a chartered fishing boat that sank in mexican waters back on july 3rd. a group of bay area residents were on board when the ship was knocked over by big waves. lisa amin gulezian talked to one survivor who found himself floating in the sea of cortez watching the boating under. >> charles gibson is used to facing danger, he is a former lieutenant and he is the chief of police for the xhoornt cac community college district the. he was also on board the erik. >> it was just like erik as it went down in the water. i felt the feeling of aabandonment. >>
boehner, browbeating his tea party troops. big vote on his plan today. but, robin, that doesn't mean this crisis is any closer than being solved. >> far from it. >>> plus, a remarkable story of survival after a trip to a family reunion went terribly wrong. how one man hung on for help. used his socks to save his life. >> treaded water for 17 hours. unbelievable. >>> also, alex trebek, what a strange story. now, he is a crime fighter. a burglar broke into his hotel room. he decided to take her on. you see there, he's on crutches. he hurt himself in the process. getting to the bottom of that story, coming up. >> it is odd. >>> but let's get right to the tropical storm taking aim at the gulf coast. sam is back with us in the studio and has been tracking the latest on don. good morning, sam. >> good morning, robin. good morning, george. let's get to don. and put it right in the circle of suspicion because last night, see, wait, wait, wait. go, go, go. okay, we're not going to get the circle. max, put the circle on it. it was a rainstorm that moved from cuba to cancun. t
to do with what folks were just saying. you've got a big heart, and you share it with people, and nobody knows how to connect better than you do, and so we are just blessed and grateful to have you in our lives. >> thank you. thank you, mr. president. thank you, mrs. obama. >> thank you. oprah: thank you, everybody. see you tomorrow. that was great. thank you. [captioning made possible by king world] [captioning by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--] too many nights alone at the spacebar. will l le ever find me? ♪ ♪ oh yes! ♪ what about love?! ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer attracts dust. swiffer 360 dusters gets in hard to reach places. it picks up two times more dust thth a feather duster using thousands of fluffy fibers to lock dust away. you're just my type! [ laughs ] [ female announcer ] swiffer gives cleaning a whole new meaning. ♪ stars at night are big and bright ♪ ♪ deep ininhe heart of texas ♪ >> we heard that song on the way in. >> you've got cowboy boots on too, you can't see them, heels this big. >> trust us, that song actually
from southern california into our neighborhoods. lows from yesterday pulling away big trough starting to move a little bit and another reason i think a warming trend is well in the forecast. for right now, we have upper 50s to low 60s in many areas. we do have mid-50s around oakland and san francisco and santa rosa is getting close to a qaert of mile. by the afternoon hours, inland areas like east bay valleys will warm a little bit today while the rest of us will be stagnant because of the cloud cover early this morning. i expect by noon the clouds will move back to the coast and afternoon hours, you see the northwest wind and start to clear the clouds along the coast. low to mid-70s around oakland and san mateo and fremont, mid 80s in the east bay valleys. mid on 80s morgan hill and gilroy. about 68 in onto ray today. warming trend continues for everybody tomorrow and it could even be warmer than average sunday and monday of next week. good morning, sue. >>> good morning. a potential problem for commuters in the san leandro area. we've got an accident on the 880 freeway north on the
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appearance yesterday the big question is can he hold on to his company? abc's jeffrey kofman is in london this morning. good morning. >> reporter: a frail rupert murdoch and his defiant son tried to save the family empire but a report released this morning accuses their company of deliberately trying to block an investigation. not good news for rupert murdoch or the prime minister here. the murdochs and their empire are not out of trouble yet. far from it. the report released this morning finds their company deliberately tried to thwart a police investigation into the "news of the world" widespread phone hacking and police bribery. this morning it is the prime minister's turn in the hot seat. at this moment he is the focus of an emergency session of parliament. trying to contain the scandal that has led to calls for his resignation. >> people desperately want us to put a stop to the illegal practices to ensure the independence and effectiveness of the police and to establish a more healthy relationship between politicians and media owners. >> reporter: this follows a carefully rehearsed e
's more restraint in order. he made it clear for a big deal, there will have to be balance between revenue and spending. the question is how much can we get done? the president's view is clear. we have to get as much done as we can to give assurance to the market and american people that we have our fiscal house in order. >> if you have to predict, what is the deal that will get done to avoid a deadline, potential catastrophe as we're calling it? >> i think the minimum, i believe the debt will be extended. notwithstanding, the voices of a few willing to play with armageddon, responsible leaders in washington, are not. our efforts over the next days is, in addition to that, do as ch as we possibly can to make the tough decisions. this is a question of leaders coming together and saying, we are going to do hard things on both sides. and the time is now, as the president said, if not now, when. >> jack lew, thank you very much for joining us. >> thank you indeed. >> and the parties in a bit of a cooling off period after a contentious series of white house meetings at one point tempers flared
: the presidentnt continued to push for a big, painful deficit reduction package. >> we have a unique opportunity to do something big. >> reporter: and for the first time publicly, he detailed a specific, possible cut to a popular entitlement program. can you tell us one structural reform that you are willing to make to one of these entitlement programs that would have a major impact on the deficit? >> i've said that means testing on medicare. meaning, people like myself, you can envision a situation where, for somebody in my position, me having to pay a little bit more on premiums or copays or things like that would be appropriate. and again, that could make a difference. >> reporter: even with the suggestion, negotiations are at an impasse. house republicans are refusing to increase any taxes and insist the president is not serious about cuts. >> we asked the president to lead. we asked him to put forward a plan, not a speech, a real plan. and he hasn't. we will. >> reporter: the race is on to figure out a way to raise the debt ceiling without an agreement to reduce the deficit. and what happen
addicts simply beyond help from their own loved ones? >>> and, caught. after learning of a big shark caught off massachusetts this weekend, our correspondent, face to face in the water. >>> good evening on this sunday night. and we begin here with that abc news exclusive. the woman at the center of the storm. the hotel maid who accused one ofofhe world's most powerful men, the french banker dominique strauss-kahn, of sexual assault, in that hotel room here in new york, is now breaking her silence tonight. just a short time ago, sitting down with abc's robin roberts. the hotel worker says she stands by her story, declaring, "god as my witness, i'm telling the truth." for the first time, we see her and abc's linsey davis is here with what we've heard from the worker so far. >> reporter: this is the first time we're seeing her face. perhaps you've never heard her name before. nafissatou diallo is the woman we simply came to know as the hotel maid who accused dominique strauss-kahn of attempted rape. she's ending her silence with an exclusive tv interview with "good morning america's" ro
-old lynx who shuddered at the thought of diversity. >> we don't want it. just be a big muddle. we just want to preserve our race. >> reporter: the twins say they're quite liberal now, embracing medical marijuana after lynx was diagnosed with cancer freshman year and lamb sought relief from back pain and scoliosis. for lynx and lamb, grooming into white supremacy started at birth. they were nurtured on racist beliefs by their mother april, who is unapologetic about her parenting and her beliefs. >> we were christians, they would be singing christian rock songs. but we're not, we're white nationalists. so of course that's a part of our life and i'm -- i share that part of my life with my children. >> reporter: but today, april believes the girls are just falling into peer pressure. they're saying what everyone wants to hear so they won't be harassed anymore. let's face it, it's not popular to be a white separatist. and they want to be popular. the girls, however, say this is who they are. and that time, experience, and love has changed them for the better. lamb says, we just want to come from
as they are attempting d dicit reduction, they should think big. and what they're talking about could affect millions and millions of americans. there's a lot of cutting going on at the white house these days. and the branches of this elm could be just the beginning. poth both president obama and the house speaker, john boehner, today pushed congressional leaders to reduce the deficit by up to $4 trillion over the next decade or so. but how to get there is the sticking point. the president wants both spending cuts and new taxes and revenue. >> everybody acknowledged that there's going to be pain involved politically on all sides. >> reporter: and that pain will trickle down. and how might you feel it? republicans want to cut hundreds of billions of dollars from entitlement programs, including medicaid for low income americans. and for seniors receiving medicare and social security. benefits could be reduced. particularly for wealthier seniors. serious pain for seniors and serious fears. >> without medicare, i would be in a wheelchair or dead. >> reporter: and democrats say no way. >> we do not suppor
looking for one of those lionfish. one of those tentacles hits you, you are in big trouble. it is full of poison. but everybody says they taste pretty good. >> tastes like chicken. who knows? >> default for everything. >>> speaking of default, let's go to capitol hill righthtow where members of congress are starting to hear from all of you after those dueling speeches from president obama and the house speaker on monday night, the switchboards on capitol hill were besieged, overwhelmed yesterday. thousands of phone calls and e-mails coming in. almost all of them saying, robin, just get this done. >> so, only five days left on the clock, george. as you know, that important vote delayed by the house speaker as we get closer to potential financial chaos. abc's jonathan karl is on capitol hill. he has been tracking all the latest for us overnight. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, robin. we are reaching crisis time here on capitol hill. the republicans delayed a vote on their bill in the house because they don't even have enough republican votes to pass t
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. claire shipman, abc news, washington. >> boy. money's the big one. >> always. >> that's the main cause of divorces, financial arguments, couples can't agree on a budget, that sort of thing. >> that's like the idea you've been married awhile, you still are individual enough to say, i like to do my summers here, i like to do my thing over here. we're still together but we're separate peoplpl think that's an important lesson. >> i can see how that would work for some couples but not other couples like if you have twins. >> oh! i look like grady from "sanford and son," you look like sophia from "the golden girls." >> turns out i do not age well. >> oh, man. i love our graphics. that was good. >> all right. >> bea arthur. >>> she divorced tiger woods, dated somebody new, and discovered quite a surprise. can this girl catch a break? >>> a very well known former anchor of this show is putting some extra skin in today's "skinny." stay with us.rlrlrlrlrlrlrlrlrll ♪ skinny so skinny >>> sounding good there. >> thank you, thank you. >> time for "the skinny" on this wednesday morning. we're star
in may. >>> now, we turn to the other big story today. the dismal numbers out on the economy. specifically, the jobs market. our bianna golodryga is here with the shockingly not so good news. >> very disappointing news, josh. a di mall report. just 18,000 new jobs were added in june. that's the smallest gain in nine months. economists had expected anywhere from 90,000 and 150,000 jobs to have been added. and more bad news, the unemployment rate ticked up to 9.2%. unfurther from the may high of 9.1%. now, that had been written off as a one-time slowdown. a tribute to the natural disaster in japan and high oil this mornrng's report questions whether that recovery has stalled. if that's not bad enough, the revisions to may's numbers have been out, as well. >> the president will be speaking about this report a bit later today from the white house. bianna golodryga, thanks very much. >>> and hackers have exposed a security flaw in the software that runs the iphone, ipad and ipod touch devices. you're especially vulnerable when you open pdf files when hackers can view your confiden
: on the last day of casey anthony's defense, that was the big question. would she take the stand? the jury hear from perhaps the only person who knows what happened to her daughter. >> you understand that your decision to testify or not testify is solely your decision and your decision alone? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: but first, one last critical witness for the defense. krystal holloway, the woman who claimed she had a brief affair with casey's father. >> was this an intimate relationship? >> yes. >> reporter: george anthony admits they were friends but denies they were anything more and he also denies what has become the cornerstone of the defense, that he, caylee's grandfather, knew this was not a murder at all. >> he had said it was an accident that snowballed out of control but i was in shock. >> reporter: the defense claims caylee died in a swimming pool accident and granddad george helped dispose of the body the same way he buried household pets over the years. >> when you found out that your granddaughter was found with a blanket and with a plastic bag and with duct tape, did you tell l
be a big burden for this economy, as we're just starting to recover. george? >> jon, they had been hoping on capitol hill to come up with some sort of deal before the markets opened today. that has not happened. it seems, the only thing that everyone seems to be accepting that any deal won't include any new tax increases. >> that's the big deal. but the two sides have essentially given up on the idea of coming up with a bipartisan deal. so, you have harry reid coming up with a plan for democrats. that he says includes $2.7 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years and gives the president the debt ceiling increase that takes him all of the way to 2013. we haven't seen the details yet, george. republicans are already saying that those -- his plan includes gimmicks and phantom cuts. like claiming big savings because we won't be fighting a war in iraq anymore. so, the republicans are coming up with their plan, which would include about $1 trillion in cuts now. a debt ceiling increase of eight to ten months. it would require the president to come back to congress n
'm gonna d chas veces fueron su show, showing myself farming and cutting down those big trees and planting good stuff and doing all that kind of political farming. oprah: what's it gonna be called? >> "roseanistan." oprah: "roseanistan." roseanne barr's new book "roseannearchy." "roseannearchy." thank you roseanne. bye, everybody. that was great. that was great. [captioning made possible by king world] [captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--] l preservatives? ♪ ♪ so get real. try sierra mist natural. naturally sweetened with real sugar and nothing artificial. for a crisp clean lemon lime taste. deliciously refreshing sierra mist natural. the natural one. for a refreshing twist add a splash of your favorite fruit juice. go to facebook for delicious drink ideas. upper 80s in new york. an93 in atlanta. we are having some great weather right now. no humidity. it's really nice. >> punishing. >>> we're going to talk about facebook. go to our wnnfans page.com. facebook's added yet another string to its bow yo
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to get this fire under control. and we'll keep close watch on this. big question, how are the winds out there? >> spencer christian. >> having checked winds here, you can see on the video there, on the live shot, smoke was going into the air, suggesting winds aren't much of a factor. it's very warm there. and walnut creek into low 90s today and there is good news for days coming up. there is a live view from our camera, looking down on to the bay. you can see coastal fog beginning to push throughout the golden gate into the bay. there is more still to come getting into the evening hours. taking a look at the current temperature readings, 91 in concord. inland east bay is the warmest part of the bay area now. 92 in antioch. we've got mainly 80s into remaining inland locations. 82 in redwood city. 69 in oakland. and 64, san francisco. all locations except fairfield are cooler now than at this hour yesterday. seven degrees cooler now in san francisco. and 90 degrees in oakland. everything into the inland east bay. you know it's tough. the mind and mouth don't work in sync. and just one deg
for the resurrection of a big debt deal. and his budget director says it's possible. >> i think there's still time to get something big done. the president has made it clear he wants to do something substantial. >> reporter: in fact, sources on capitol hill tell abc news that the president and speaker john boehner are again talking about more than $4 trillion in deficit reduction. boehner reportedly wants the president to lay out specific cuts to entitlement programs, social security, medicare, medicaid. but many republicans still doubt such a plan can pass. so, plan b. to avert the country from defaulting is being devised by the two leaders of the senate. it would give the president the authority to raise the country's debt ceiling on his own. >> it takes the pressure off all the politicians but allows us to pass a debt limit without making the hard choices that this country has to make. >> reporter: the standoff? republican eric cantor refuses to consider r x increases. democrat nancy pelosi won't accept benefit cuts to titlements. we visited cantor's virginia district. many want him to back dow
and republicans are saying that there's just not enough time to work out a big deal. there's a heightened sense of urgency in washington to come up with a deal to raise the nation's credit limit. lawmakers are at a standoff over how to tackle the deficit and prevent the nation from defaulting on its debt. the major sticking point -- taxes. president obama's plan would cut the deficit by $4 trillion. to do that the president and the democrats are calling for some tax increases. by closing tax loopholes for some businesses. that's a nonstarter for republicans. >> we're not going to raise taxes in the middle of this horrible economic situation. >> reporter: republicans are pushing for cuts to medicare and social security. president obama told lawmakers last night he's prepared to put social security on the table but some democratic lawmakers say no way. >> house democrats aren't supporting any cuts in benefits for social security or medicare. >> reporter: the obama administration is warning of dire consequences of what would happen if it reaches the debt ceiling. president obama will hold a press
're back. >>> and check out this big thank you. an amazing moment off the coast. how a humpback whale, whose life was saved by a group of researchers, repaid the favor. >>> good evening. i'm dan harris. david muir is on assignment tonight in africa. we'll go to him in just a moment. but we want to start in washington, where tonight, we're seeing something highly unusual. hope. there was a real change of tone today in the debt debate. now, we should say, the hope now, we should say, the hope we're seeing tonight is still very tentative and very fragile. but with the clock ticking down, and there it is, three days left. some of the major players in this game are starting to sound like they might finally be getting down to business to break the impasse. abc's senior political correspondent, jon karl, has been on this story every step of the way. and he leads us off, once again, tonight. jon, good evening to you. >> reporter: good evening, dan. well, the house and the senate have spent the last 24 hours on a series of showboats on bills that have no chance of passing. but republican leade
of these guys are very big. >> right. >> reporter: are you afraid? >> i don't have any fear of getting beat up. i just have fear of, like -- i think they can just look at my sideways and i would melt with fear. >> brett favre was so old, he remembers the first brett favre is old joke. >> he kind of stone faced me in the audience. i made the mistake of looking at him. he gave me a laugh later. >> reporter: he does have some recent experience working tough crowds. >> what happened to you? when you were sworn in you looked like the guy from the old spice commercials. now you look like louis gossett sr. >> the white house correspondents dinner was more intimidating because who was there. people that can use the irs to investigate you. people thahacan, you know, deny you permits. >> reporter: and, of course, people like donald trump. he went after trump hard. >> donald trump has been saying he will run for president as a republican, which is surprising, because i just assumed he was running as a joke. >> reporter: don't trtrump didn to love the jokes. >> based on nonverbal communication, i would ag
idea and outside with the big screen. it was real a cool idea. >> it's like a mini reunion to see guys like you and other teammates. we get to see and do it. it's great. >> just think what we've done 30 years and coming back for a superbowl celebration. some of the guys we haven't seen for years. >>> it was a great event. fans loved it. bond my teammates is forever and it was amazing watching the game again. it seemed like yesterday but it was 30 years ago. >> all right, are you ready for in some football? we are step closer for a lockout being lifted. n.f.l. executive board is expected to vote on monday to accept the xfb put forth by the owners. players can report to facilities as early as wednesday. a lost details still have to be worked out and team probably won't be signing free agents until next weekend. when the niners will have to decide with several of their own free agents. >> i think we have something special in san francisco going on right now. i can't talk -- you want to talk to them, but its process that we have to go through. until that process runs its course, you have t
. big savings -- it's a good look for you. [ blower whirring ] [blower stops] the safety was off. out there with a better way. now, that's progressive. what are you my grandmother? i'll rock white jeans whenever i want. whatever that is. white. that's my tide. what's yours? finally, there's a choice for my patients with an irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation, or afib, that's not caused by a heart valve problem. today we have pradaxa to reduce the risk of a stroke caused by a clot. in a clinical trial, pradaxa 150 mg reduced stroke risk 35% more than warfarin. and with pradaxa, there's no need for those regular blood tests. pradaxa is progress. pradaxa can cause serious, sometimes fatal, bleeding. don't take pradaxa if you have abnormal bleeding, and seek immediate medical care for unexpected signs of bleeding, like unusual bruising. pradaxa may increase your bleeding risk if you're 75 or older, have kidney problems or a bleeding condition, like stomach ulcers. or if you take aspirin products, nsaids, or blood thinners. tell your doctor about all medicines you take, any plan
. >> thank you, spencer, a few dollars, a fast ride and a big rift. the method people are using to begin a long process of trying to sneak across the border. >> and later, britain's prime minister cuts short a trip to africa to testify in the tabloid phone hacking scandal. >> one thing that a lack of sleep makes you focus on more clearly and a word of advice about this. watch out for your frenemies, next. >>> health officials warning a california company is still selling a kind of pet frog known to carry salmonela. they stopped shipping the frog, and the cdc found they made more than 20 people sick, most of them, children. despite the warning, the company resumed selling the frogs last month. the company has not commented on this. >>> new research finds obesity is behind the most common form of breast cancer in older women. the records of more than 6,000 post menopausal women had hormone sensitive tumors found too much fat in the body raises hormone levels, alcohol and cigarettes were the next biggest factors. >>> and german researcher nouz believe a pregnant mother's stress can have a l
? >> assistance is given to big influence. and by doing this, washington is actually going to be left without any influence with the pakistan army and with the people of pakistan because this will be seen as a munativepunitive action which is meant to punish pakistan rather than provide an incentive for cooperation. >> reporter: here, officicls say this i inot a change in policy. that's a long-term relationship between the countries is important. remember, america needs pakistan to help fight the taliban. to do that, pakistan needs america's money. bbc news, washington. >>> nearly two years after those american hikers were captured and taken to an iranian prison the only one to be released is pushing to bring her friend and fiance home. sarah shourd organized a rally in duluth, minnesota, for shane bauer and josh fattal, hoping to bring attention back to the men. the iranians accuse the hikers of being american spies. the hikers say they accidentally wandered across the border. >>> the royal couple, they are back home today after a whirlwind hollywood weekend. and yes, even ti
-thirds of the country again by the end of next week through next weekend. so enjoy the break while it lasts because big-time heat is just days away. >> heat bubble. makes it sound much more benign than it actually is. thank you, amber. we'll get back to you more in a little bit. >>> america, by the way, is now just over a week away from defaulting on its debt. there's the clock. this morning, there is immense pressure on both parties in washington to cut some sort of deal before the stock market re-opens on monday. there are real fears that there could be a huge sell-off if politicians fail to make some progress today, so let's go straight to abc's david kerley who's been tracking the horse trading throughout the night. david, is there a chance that we will see something today? >> reporter: we will see something today, i am told, by members of the house of representatives that john boehner is going to come up with a framework, some kind of plan to raise the country's debt ceiling, and the pressure is really on boehner right now. he had a meeting last night with other congressional leaders up on the hil
published special editions to celebrate the big win. and dan and andrea, i can tell you after all this country has endured it is nice to finally see some smiles out here. >> oh, absolutely. and akiko, they really let loose, the fans. what was it like being part of all that? >> reporter: that's right. keep in mind this game started at 3:45 in the morning. i was out at a sports bar with fans, rooms were just packed, cheering all the way. some of the fans at the beginning didn't think they could really pull this off against the u.s. as the game went on, they clearly got some confidence. when they finally won the world cup, the place just erupted. >> all right, so wonderful. congratulations to japan. thanks akiko fujita reporting live from tokyo this morning. >>> here is your monday forecast. another scorcher in the middle of the country. heat advisories in 17 states from texas to ohio, making it feel like 125 degrees in parts of the upper midwest. gusty winds and hail from minneapolis to the northeast. rain from new mexico to wyoming. showers from little rock to houston. >> mostly 90
speaker boehner can round up enough votes to pass it. also, it may just be too big for congress to deal with with only a week left. tahman bradley, abc news, the white house. >> down to the wire. people are fed up. >> they should be. i meme, this is weeks and weeks of this. >> absolutely. >> this is not just some issue on capitol hill. if you have a 401(k) and we do default on august 2nd you're going to see all of us, tens of millions of us will see an impact. this is an issue that affects everything. >> holding our breath. >>> a chicago man who is turned up in las vegas alive and well three decades after he vanished and was declared dead. he left everything and everyone behind, including his family and friends. abc's ryan owens explains how he managed tototay under the radar. >> reporter: arthur jones was hiding in plain sight. a man with a gambling problem living in this las vegas home, working at this casino. the 72-year-old was declared dead decades ago. detectives thought he'd been murdered by the mob back in 1979. in reality, he'd sold his seat on the chicago board of trade to set
. christiane, thanks to you, on the game of political chicken playing out tomorrow. with that big white house meeting coming, christiane will go inside the negotiations with white house chief of staff, bill daley. he'll speak exclusively to christiane tomorrow morning, right here on abc's "this week." >>> now, to the birth of a nation in africa tonight. south sudan is now its own country. tens of thousands celebrated independence, dancing in the streets. marking the end of a long and bloody struggle. the tribes of south sudan and the mainly arab north have been fighting on and off for more than 50 years now. >>> there was another bold headline from africa this weekend. a plea from the u.n. over the worsrsening drought. refugee camps are bein overwhelmed by people fleeing devastating drought and food shortages. up to 10 million people in five countries are affected. relief agencies are appealing for help around the world in feeding them. >>> and there is still much more ahead as we continue on "world news" this saturday night. a different kind of housework. the researchers going inside america
for their health and for the house. >> reporter: this scandal may not seem like a big deal from afar, but it's already left the prime minister scrambling, the head of scotland yard has resigned and today, a scathing parliamentary report accuses rupert murdoch's company of deliberately trying to thwart a criminal investigation into the illegal activities of his newspaper here. >> isn't it time that we sent this non-taxpaying murdoch back from whence he came? >> reporter: the prime minister didn't have to. murdoch boarded his private jet this afternoon to fly home to the u.s. no doubt happy to leave london and all the turbulence behind. jeffrey kofman, abc news, london. >> and questions tonight about where the controversy will go when he lands back here at home. >>> and still ahead here on "world news" this wednesday night, broken promises this evening. an entire town gathered and told that those promised pensions? we can't afford. so, now what? >>> and this comes as we look here for new solutions. this evening, the one thing you should ask your boss about tomorrow morning to keep your retirem
, and couples are now being chosen for the date by lottery. >> what an influx it will be. >> certainly a big day. >>> all right. an update to what appeared to be a city's tough stance on distracted pedestrians. >> it had been reported that philadelphia was cracking down on texting while walking with hefty fines in place if you crossed that boundary. not true.s depp city mayor says pepestrians will be reminded to be aware of their surroundings lew will certainly not be fined. >> it would have been haha to enforce a bit. >> i agree. >>> coming up next after the breaea stocks are surging this we'll check onrning. we'll check on the new numbers. >>> the hunt for casey anthony. where is she beginning her new life? this morning a clue. >>> and extreme eating at youou favorite chain restaurant, the meals look tasty but the food police tell us just how bad they are. we'll be right back. >>> overseas markets are higher this morning after the dow's best day so far this year. investors are also optimistic about the debt crises in both europe and the u.s. tokyo's niniei average added 116 points today. hong
to raise that debt ceiling. again, it's up to whether they can get their parties onboard. >> that's the big question. christiane, thanks to you. and tomorrow on "this week," arizona republican senator, jon kyl, among the guests. intimately involved in those behind-the-scenes talks. >>> we turn overseas tonight and to a cry for help from one of the most desperate places on earth. hundreds of thousands of families, mothers and children, fleeing the drought in somalia. abc news is the first network to report from the scene. tonight, our lama hasan reports on the disaster in the desert. she's in kenya, at a refugee camp bursting at the seams tonight. >> reporter: they are exhausted. starving and desperate for help. >> the drought is turning one of the world's worst humanitarian crises into a human tragedy of unimaginable proportion. >> reporter: these families are carrying only what they can. their malnourished kids. they have survived an agonizing journey. little food or water, through dusty, desolate land. >> our children are dying. this one just died in my arms. >> reporter: these somali ref
. >> reporter: another big-time merit is the entertaining aspect of this high-tech interactive toy that read can read, teach and sing in multi languages. >> translator: i like it because it teaches words in english which i cannot do. >> reporter: programs are downloadable by just touching the screen, no synchronizing involved. plenty of high-tech toys are out in the market. the huge breakthrough is that this is a connected communicating device, all possible here in south korea since 98% of homes have broadband access, making it the world's most wired country. abc news, seoul. >> south korea, very much on the cutting edge of technology. no, not cheap. >> no. it's going to cost you about 447 bucks if you're interested in getting one of those. >> if you do get one you can go to the website and get 300 children's songs, fairy tales and animation. whatever works in some cases to connect with your children. >> it's very much high-tnenenene >>> this morning on "world news now," plan "b." a top republican comes up with a new option to o address the federal debt crisis. >> it is a sign that both parties
:00 this morning. >> when we that l flew in we saw she was clinging to it. that was big surprise because we saw the board first. she looks to be in really good condition and good spirits. >> she said she knew she was being looked for and she was ready to get home. >> there is a good chance that rescuers passed over her during night because of the darkness would have made it tough to see her. this is the second flight crew to search. this scene launched at 2:30 this morning, when the fog cleared and daylight hit it made all the difference. when they finally did recover her, 13 hours later, all the rescuers had the they amount of relief. >> everyone was really excited and kind of disbelief. she did a great job. i was really surprised how good a shape she was. >> they took her to an ambulance over at sfo where paramedics checked her out and determined she was fine and told her she could go home. officers went on and on she had a good life jacket and good west suit. if you want to make a moment out of this, she could have been using strobe lights, they would have found her sooner but overall, it's
. >> it's a full contact sport on skates but instead of canada, think texas. roller derby is making a big comeback, and in many ways, it's the best of both words. all the fast action and body checking thrills of hockey, but it's still under ground, edgy enough that athletes get to pick up cool nicknames like bloody mary and baby face assassin. here's abc's ryan owens. ♪ >> reporter: if these women look like hell on wheels -- they are. you're in austin, texas, the capital of the lone star state and the cradle of modern day rollerer derby civilization. yes, ready or not, roller derby is back. and it's all grown up. >> let them hear you if you love it, ladies and gentlemen! ♪ >> reporter: meet margaret fackler. by day, a mild mannered math and science teacher. so beloved by her students, she was voted teacher of the year. >> okay, we'll do it. >> reporter: a wife and mother of two. >> i don't like anything else. >> reporter: but by night -- >> fast, faster, go, go, go! >> i like knocking people down. >> reportete she is olivia shootin' john of the hot rod honeys so, how did this young mo
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